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Tuesday shooting in Rock Island injures woman; suspect still on the loose

A 25-year-old woman suffered gunshot wounds to her legs Tuesday night on 25th Street.
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — A shooting left one woman injured Tuesday night, April 19 on 25th Street, according to the Rock Island Police Department.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the 1300 block of 25th Street in Rock Island, in the area of UnityPoint Health-Trinity. Officers arrived to find a 25-year-old woman with gunshot wounds to her legs, police said. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital and later transported to a state hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. She and a witness described the suspect as a Black man wearing a facemask and dark clothing, according to a release from the department.

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The Criminal Investigation Division was continuing to investigate as of Wednesday morning. 

Anyone with information related to the incident was asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at 309-762-9500. You can also submit a tip using the P3 Tips app.

WQAD News 8 will update this breaking news story as more information is made available. Download our app and subscribe to our YouTube channel for updates. 

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